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Liftoff of the LADEE spacecraft at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on September 6, 2013. The spacecraft was built at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. (NASA TV)

NASA Spacecraft Built In Mountain View Launched To Explore Moon

An innovative, relatively low-cost spacecraft built in the Bay Area was launched from the Virginia coast late Friday on a mission to study the moon’s ultra-thin atmosphere and the pervasive dust that blankets its cratered surface.

09/06/2013

(L-R) Singer Diana Krall, Elvis Costello, Neil Young & Pegi Young (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Bridge School Benefit 2013 Line-up Announced

This year’s concert will take place on Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View…

09/06/2013

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9-Week-Old Puppy Stolen From Locked Car In Mountain View

A puppy was taken from a locked vehicle in Mountain View Saturday afternoon.

08/24/2013

The entrance of Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California is seen in this 20 August 2005 photo. Microsoft said 01 February 2008 it had offered to buy struggling Internet firm Yahoo for 44.6 billion dollars (30.0 billion euros) in cash and stock. AFP PHOTO/FILES/Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo Beats Google With More Visitors For 1st Time In 2 years

For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc.

08/22/2013

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn To Allow Teens On Network Through ‘University Pages’

Effective Sept. 12, the new minimum age to create a LinkedIn account will range from 13 years old to 16 years old in most countries where LinkedIn operates.

08/19/2013

"Doctor Who" Tardis In England (credit: Google Maps)

Google Lets ‘Doctor Who’ Fans Peek Inside The TARDIS

Time Lord’s spaceship has been spotted in London on Google Street View, and fans of the British sci-fi series can take a look inside…

08/14/2013

Shared bikes are parked at a SmartBike station in Washington, DC. SmartBike DC was launched in 2008 and is modeled after similar programs in Europe and is the first bike-sharing program in the United States. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bike Share Program Begins August 28

A Bay Area bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on August 28. The program’s first phase is set to launch that day with 700 bikes.

08/10/2013

Google funded a research ship named the Falkor. (CBS)

Google Funds $60M Research Ship To Study ‘Dead Zone’ In Pacific Ocean

A $60 million research ship funded by a Google executive is setting sail from San Francisco to study a so-called “dead zone” in the Pacific Ocean and other mysteries of the sea.

08/01/2013

A man tries out Google Glass. (Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Invests In Taiwanese ‘Glass’ Chip Maker

Google Inc. has invested in a Taiwanese microchip maker that makes chips used in its Google Glass, the eyeglass-enabled devices it was testing that can shoot photos and video and access the Internet.

07/22/2013

Experimental Solar Powered Plane Takes Test Flight

Solar Powered-Plane That Left Moffett Field In May, Makes Final Leg Of Cross-Country Flight

A solar-powered aircraft that left Moffett Field last May, has completed a history-making cross-country flight, landing at New York’s JFK airport.

07/06/2013

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